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* massacer (archaic)

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1580, from Middle French _massacre_, from Old French _macacre, macecle_ (“slaughterhouse, butchery”), from Medieval Latin _mazacrium_ (“massacre, slaughter, killing”, also “the head of a newly killed stag”), from Middle Low German _*matskelen_ (“to massacre”) (compare German _metzeln_ (“massacre”)), frequentive of _matsken, matzgen_ (“to cut, hew”), from Proto-Germanic _*maitaną_ (“to cut”), from Proto-Indo-European _*mei-_ (“small”). Akin to Old High German _meizan_ (“to cut”), Dutch _matsen_ (“to maul, kill”), dialectal German _metzgern_ (“to butcher, kill”), German _metzgen_ (“to cull, kill, slaughter cattle”), _Metzger_ (“a butcher”), _Metzelei_ (“massacre”), Gothic

1580, from Middle French massacre, from Old French macacre, macecle (slaughterhouse, butchery), from Medieval Latin mazacrium (massacre, slaughter, killing”, also “the head of a newly killed stag), from Middle Low German *matskelen (to massacre) (compare German metzeln (massacre)), frequentive of matsken, matzgen (to cut, hew), from Proto-Germanic *maitaną (to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mei- (small). Akin to Old High German meizan (to cut), Dutch matsen (to maul, kill), dialectal German metzgern (to butcher, kill), German metzgen (to cull, kill, slaughter cattle), Metzger (a butcher), Metzelei (massacre), Gothic

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* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæs.ə.kə(ɹ)/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæs.ə.kə(ɹ)/

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MASSACRE (_plural_ MASSACRES) * The intentional killing of a considerable number of human beings, under circumstances of atrocity or cruelty, or contrary to the norms of civilized people. _the MASSACRE on St. Bartholomew's Day_ _ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE_ _AMRITSAR MASSACRE_ * (obsolete) Murder. * 1593, William Shakespeare, _The Tragedy of Richard the Third_ The tyrannous and bloody act is done,— The most arch deed of piteous MASSACRE That ever yet this land was guilty of. * (figuratively) An overwhelming defeat. SYNONYMS * butchery, carnage, slaughter. _Massacre_ denotes the promiscuous slaughter of many who can not make resistance, or much resistance. * 1592, William Shakespeare, _Titus Andronicus, I,v_ I'll find a day to MASSACRE them all, And raze their faction and their family _Butchery_ refers to cold-blooded cruelty in the killing of men as if they were brute beasts. * 1593, William Shakespeare, _Richard III, I,ii_ If thou delight to view thy heinous deeds, Behold this pattern of thy BUTCHERIES _Carnage_ points to slaughter as producing the heaped-up bodies of the slain. * 1674, John Milton, _Paradise Lost_ Such a scent I draw Of CARNAGE, prey innumerable! RELATED TERMS * mass murder * massacrer * massacree TRANSLATIONS

massacre (plural massacres)

  1. The intentional killing of a considerable number of human beings, under circumstances of atrocity or cruelty, or contrary to the norms of civilized people.
    the massacre on St. Bartholomew's Day
    St. Valentine's Day massacre
    Amritsar massacre
  2. (obsolete) Murder.
  3. (figuratively) An overwhelming defeat.

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MASSACRE (_third-person singular simple present_ MASSACRES, _present participle_ MASSACRING, _simple past and past participle_ MASSACRED) * (transitive) To kill in considerable numbers where much resistance can not be made; to kill with indiscriminate violence, without necessity, and contrary to the norms of civilized people; to butcher; to slaughter. (Often limited to the killing of human beings.) * 1849, Thomas Babington Macaulay, _The History Of England From the Accession of James II_ If James should be pleased to MASSACRE them all, as Maximilian had MASSACRED the Theban legion * (figuratively) To bring an opponent to a decisive defeat. * (figuratively) To perform a song, play, etc. poorly. TRANSLATIONS

massacre (third-person singular simple present massacres, present participle massacring, simple past and past participle massacred)

  1. (transitive) To kill in considerable numbers where much resistance can not be made; to kill with indiscriminate violence, without necessity, and contrary to the norms of civilized people; to butcher; to slaughter. (Often limited to the killing of human beings.)
  2. (figuratively) To bring an opponent to a decisive defeat.
  3. (figuratively) To perform a song, play, etc. poorly.

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Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /ma.sakʁ/

  • IPA(key): /ma.sakʁ/

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French - Noun

MASSACRE m (_plural_ MASSACRES) * massacre

massacre m (plural massacres)

  1. massacre

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French - Verb

MASSACRE * first-person singular present indicative of _massacrer_ * third-person singular present indicative of _massacrer_ * first-person singular present subjunctive of _massacrer_ * first-person singular present subjunctive of _massacrer_ * second-person singular imperative of _massacrer_

massacre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of massacrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of massacrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of massacrer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of massacrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of massacrer

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* sacrâmes, sarcasme

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* “massacre” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

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Middle French - Noun

MASSACRE m (_plural_ MASSACRES) * massacre

massacre m (plural massacres)

  1. massacre

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Portuguese - Noun

MASSACRE m (_plural_ MASSACRES) * massacre RELATED TERMS * massacrar * massacrante

massacre m (plural massacres)

  1. massacre

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